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Public Credit Bureau Coverage (As % of Adults) by Country

Based on a comparison of 93 countries in 2016, Uruguay ranked the highest in public credit bureau coverage as a share of of adults with 100% followed by Seychelles and Portugal. On the other end of the scale was Guinea Bissau with 0.100%, Nigeria with 0.100% and Mali with 0.100%.

Average public credit bureau coverage as a share of of adults reached 12.5% in 2016 in the World according to the National Central Bank. This is 5.87 % more than in the previous year and 69.8 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average public credit bureau coverage as a share of of adults reached an all time high of 12.5% in 2016 and an all time low of 3.06% in 2004. The average annual growth amounted to 12.5 % since 2004.

Public Credit Bureau Coverage (As % of Adults)
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Countries Unit 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Afghanistan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...    
Albania % ... ... ... ...     12.3 17.0 19.7 13.1 16.7    
Algeria % ... ...         0.200 0.300 2.30 2.40 2.00    
Angola %             2.40 1.80 1.80 2.40 1.80    
Argentina %             30.8 35.9 37.0 41.9 41.2    
Armenia % ...           16.9 23.7 20.5 21.9 23.5 ... ...
Austria %             1.40 1.70 1.80 1.70 2.00    
Azerbaijan % ...           7.00 15.6 17.7 23.0 28.7    
Bangladesh %             0.600 0.600 0.800 0.800 0.900    
Belarus %             33.5 49.5 56.2 60.3 64.5    
Belgium %             57.2 72.6 89.0 96.2 96.4    
Benin %             0.400 0.400 0.400 0.400 0.600    
Bhutan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 6.40 13.5 15.6 ... ... ...
Bolivia %             11.3 11.8 14.8 14.1 15.1    
Bosnia and Herzegovina % ... ... ... ... ...   30.2 35.3 36.2 39.1 39.7    
Brazil %             26.9 36.1 46.8 50.4 52.5    
Brunei % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 55.7 56.6    
Bulgaria %             37.0 52.8 56.3 61.0 62.9    
Burkina Faso %             1.80 1.80 1.70 2.00 2.00    
Burundi %             0.200 0.300 0.300 0.300 3.90    
Cameroon %             2.90 3.60 9.10 8.90 5.40    
Central African Republic %             2.00 2.20 2.40 3.10 2.60    
Chad % ...           0.800 0.500 0.500 0.800 2.10    
Chile %             30.9 35.6 37.4 40.5 44.7    
China %             16.9 23.7 27.7 30.2 33.2    
Comoros % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...    
Congo %             2.90 8.20 8.30 9.00 9.40    
Costa Rica %             23.3 25.5 28.3 25.4 27.4    
Czech Republic %             4.90 6.10 6.10 6.40 6.40    
Dem. Republic of the Congo % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.200    
Djibouti % ...           0.200 0.200 0.200 0.300 0.300    
Dominican Republic %             28.5 35.9 44.1 59.7 38.1    
East Timor % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1.80 2.00 5.40 5.70    
Ecuador %             36.5 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Egypt %             2.90 3.50 4.30 5.30 5.80    
El Salvador %             21.8 23.9 26.5 27.3 28.2    
Equatorial Guinea % ...           2.50 2.90 3.90 4.70 5.10    
Ethiopia % ... ...         0.100 0.200 0.100 0.100 0.200    
European Union %             14.2 16.2 17.5 18.1 18.3    
France %             33.3 43.3 42.4 43.6 44.5    
Gabon % ...           22.5 24.2 53.8 51.1 50.8    
Germany %             1.00 1.30 1.30 ... 1.30    
Guatemala % ... ...         16.4 17.3 18.0 19.1 19.2    
Guinea Bissau % ...           1.00 1.00 1.10 1.10 1.00    
Haiti %             0.700 0.700 0.700 1.10 1.10    
Honduras %             22.7 16.3 20.7 21.1 21.8    
Indonesia %   ...         25.2 31.8 36.0 41.2 46.4    
Iran %             22.7 26.5 25.9 41.6 45.0    
Italy %             16.6 23.0 24.1 25.6 24.6    
Ivory Coast %             2.60 2.60 2.90 3.20 3.20    
Jordan %             1.50 1.60 1.90 2.00 2.20    
Kosovo % ... ... ... ... ...   16.9 20.5 22.2 22.1 22.8    
Kuwait %             10.9 10.9 10.9 10.9 10.9    
Laos % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2.50 2.50 2.40 3.50    
Latvia %             57.2 59.7 63.8 73.6 76.8    
Lebanon %             8.70 16.6 18.6 19.2 20.3    
Liberia % ... ... ... ...     0.200 0.600 1.10 1.40 1.70    
Libya % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.500 0.500 0.500    
Lithuania %             20.0 15.0 24.4 28.3 28.8    
Macedonia %             39.4 34.3 34.8 34.8 36.4    
Madagascar %             ... 0.100 0.100 2.20 2.60    
Malaysia %             62.0 49.4 56.1 52.9 56.2    
Maldives %             17.7 17.7 17.7 17.5 17.3    
Mali %             2.90 3.70 3.30 3.70 3.60    
Malta % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...  
Mauritania %             0.100 0.200 0.500 1.40 4.60    
Mauritius % ... ...         49.8 49.8 56.3 69.2 71.9    
Mongolia %             19.2 51.4 58.9 58.3 32.7    
Montenegro % ... ... ... ...     26.7 26.4 25.2 25.2 26.0    
Morocco %           ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mozambique %             2.20 3.80 4.40 4.30 5.70    
Nicaragua %             14.0 10.5 10.8 16.0 16.2    
Niger %             0.700 0.900 0.800 1.00 1.00    
Nigeria % ... ... ... ...   ... ... 0.100 0.100 0.100 0.100    
Oman % ... ...         19.6 18.9 37.3 21.0 20.6    
Pakistan %             5.80 6.90 7.20 8.00 7.30    
Palestine % ... ...         5.60 5.50 8.10 8.80 9.00    
Paraguay %             13.9 15.7 16.7 20.9 22.8    
Peru %             25.5 28.5 31.2 31.7 33.5    
Portugal %             67.1 86.2 90.7 100 100    
Qatar % ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.100 32.2 25.2 22.7 23.3    
Romania %             13.0 15.2 14.0 11.8 12.3    
Rwanda %             0.700 1.40 2.00 2.10 2.40    
Saudi Arabia %       ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Senegal %             3.70 4.50 4.60 1.00 1.00    
Serbia %         ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Seychelles % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...    
Sierra Leone % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.700 0.900 1.00    
Slovakia %             2.20 2.60 2.70 2.70 2.80    
Slovenia %             2.70 3.30 3.40 3.30 3.20    
Spain %             54.6 54.7 53.3 51.9 50.0    
Syria % ... ... ... ... ... ... 2.20 3.70 4.90 7.00 7.70    
Togo %             2.50 2.50 2.80 3.10 3.00    
Tunisia %             22.9 27.3 27.8 28.8 30.2    
Turkey %             18.3 23.8 23.5 27.0 63.6    
United Arab Emirates %             8.40 9.00 5.90 5.80 6.80    
Uruguay %             19.4 28.6 32.9 80.2 84.6    
Uzbekistan % ... ... ... ...     4.50 5.00 ... ... ... ... ...
Venezuela %     ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Vietnam %             26.4 29.8 37.8 39.1 41.8    
Yemen % ...           0.300 0.700 0.900 1.00 1.20    
World %             7.02 8.15 9.14 10.2 10.4    

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